1.1 million dollars for the "Electronic Government"
IA "Jahon" - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has invested in the project for technical support of e-government implementation in Uzbekistan 1.1 million dollars, according to www.norma.uz.
In November 2012, between the Government of the country and ADB was signed the Memorandum on cooperation in the implementation of e-government. For this project were developed and implemented the necessary legal framework and program for its implementation.
In addition, the Foundation E-Asia and Knowledge Partnership Fund of the Republic of Korea has allocated an additional 400 thousand dollars for the project.
An eight-year action plan for the implementation of e-government was also approved. By the end of this year on a single portal of interactive government services it is planned to introduce 80 additional online services, including for entrepreneurs.
In addition, a review of business processes has been initiated; was formed a working group on the development of online services for the further implementation of them on the Portal.
Uzbekistan on the Singapore tourism fair NATAS HOLIDAYS 2014
IA "Jahon", Singapore - In Singapore from 29 to 31 August of the current year has passed one of the largest international tourism fairs in the region of South-East Asia NATASHOLIDAYS 2014. It was organized by the National Association of Travel Agencies of Singapore.
The fair was attended by national tourist agencies and tour companies from more than 50 countries, as well there became guests more than 60 thousands of Singaporeans and visitors.
The leading travel agencies in Singapore Dynasty Travel, Universal Travel, AX Exotic Travels and others organized colorful illustrated stands to visualize information about the tourist attractions of Uzbekistan.
On the international show was also presented stand of NAC "Uzbekistan Airways" in which the guests were clearly demonstrated an extensive network of air travel and modern fleet of aircraft, as well as the transit potential of the airline.
In general, carrying out of presentation aroused great interest among the visitors of the international fair. According to their results, the participants were distributed informational materials and memorable souvenirs.
Tashkent Open 2014 has started
IA "Jahon" - In the capital the International Women's Tennis Tournament WTA Tashkent Open 2014 was launched.
According to the official website of the competition www.tashkentopen.uz, this year's prize money increased to $ 250 thousands.
Note that the winners in the doubles final and singles will be announced on September 13.
Parliamentary elections in Uzbekistan
This year’s most crucial political event in Uzbekistan is to become the parliamentary elections due on the first Sunday of the third decade of December.
Uzbekistan pays a great attention on "Mother and child" health
Currently, 53 Weeks of Health have been organized in 1 725 district and 10 866 primary health care institutions, where million women and 777 thousand children and adolescents have been examined.
Moreover, due to the implementation of «Screening of mother and child» State program, 92% of children in our country fully satisfy the standards of the world health organization by the development quotient.
It should be noted that in Uzbekistan, the health of future generations is being carried out by professionals - 6400 pediatricians, 1400 neuropathologists, more than 5300 gynecologists, about 800 pediatric surgeons and dentists. No less attention is paid to the further strengthening of material-technical base of primary health care medical institutions and specialized centers at the expense of the budget and attracted foreign investment.
Journalists prepare for Elections
The Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan has concluded the first stage of training courses aimed at improving the skills of print and electronic media journalists in the area of covering the electoral law. The courses were organized by the Public Fund for Support and Development of Independent Print Media and News Agencies of Uzbekistan.